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2009 Kawasaki Vulcan 500 LTD Specifications

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2009 Kawasaki Vulcan 500 LTD
2009 Kawasaki
Vulcan 500 LTD
MSRP $5,499

The ranks of first-time motorcycle buyers are swelling just as fast as the price of gas. The Vulcan 500 LTD is Kawasakis answer to motorcyclists yearning to ride into the cruiser lifestyle. A low seat height, friendly power delivery and affordable purchase price make it an excellent entry level motorcycle and an easy platform on which to develop those all-important riding skills.
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Year
Manufacturer
Model
Engine Type
Engine Displacement
Bore & Stroke
Compression Ratio
Cooling
Fuel System
Ignition
Starting System
Transmission
Final Drive
Rake and Trail
Wheel Base
Seat Height
Front Suspension
Rear Suspension
Front Brake
Rear Brake
Front Tire
Rear Tire
Fuel Capacity
Dry Weight
MSRP
2009
Kawasaki
Vulcan 500 LTD
Four-stroke, DOHC, eight-valve parallel twin
498 cc
74.0 x 58.0 mm
10.2:1
Liquid
Keihin CVK32 x 2, Carburator
Digital TCBI
NA
6-Speed
O-Ring Chain
33°, 5.9 in.
62.8 in.
28.1 in.
41mm hydraulic fork, 5.9 in. travel
Dual hydraulic shocks with five-way adjustable spring preload, 3.9 in. travel
Hydraulic disc
Mechanical drum
100/90-19
140/90-15
4.0 gal.
471.9 lb.
$5,499

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